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J&K lost 82 security personnel in 2016, highest in 8 years: Home Dept

Last year, as many as 82 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir, the state Home Department said. This is the highest number in the last eight years. According to a data released by
India TV News Desk New Delhi January 29, 2017 20:23 IST
India TV News Desk

Last year, as many as 82 security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir, the state Home Department said. This is the highest number in the last eight years.

According to a data released by the Home Department, in 2016, 82 security force personnel were killed, while 2008 witnessed 85 deaths.

In 2009, as many as 79 security personnel were killed, while 69 were killed in 2010 followed by 53 deaths in 2013, 47 in 2014, 39 in 2015, 33 in 2011 and 15 deaths in 2012, the data said.

As many as 122 security force personnel were killed in 2007, 182 in 2006 and 244 were killed in 2005, it said.